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Restaurant 69

€€ - €€€European, British,
69 Palmerston Road | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 3PP, England
+44 23 9281 5498
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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European, British, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
69 Palmerston Road | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 3PP, England
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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

This was booked for a birthday treat for our sister in law. Well, I think we ruined her birthday! Menu in the restaurant totally different to online, fair enough I can get over that. When we finally got our food it was terrible. The first...More

Thank DaleAbbs
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Since our last visit, myself and a friend went to Restaurant 69 for early evening supper. We sat in the bar area but was offered a table on their mezzanine which looked lovely with all the tables being laid up with table cloths but we...More

Thank bec_onthemove
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Had a very disappointing experience on Saturday night.  All the food was bland, dreadfully under seasoned and luke warm and far too expensive for what you get.  I had the ‘Crab Bon bons’ for starters and they were just balls of unseasoned instant mash, they...More

2  Thank mcastley
Reviewed 9 September 2017

A friend took me here for Sunday lunch 3 days after being diagnosed as a coeliac. She phoned ahead to check that they would cater for me and they said yes. The owner welcomed me when we arrived and assured me that the roast would...More

Thank trachet
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a quick lunch with friends. The lunch menu was great value for money the food was fresh, well presented and very seasonal. Would definitely return to try there dinner menu. My new favourite place in Portsmouth

1  Thank Nixmarlow003
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

The staff are pleasant and helpful when directed but they were totally untrained. Twice we had to go and find them at the bar where they were chatting to each other, to get some service. There were as many staff as guests. The food wasn't...More

Thank Danpik2000
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Honestly, for the price they're charging, this really wasn't good enough. Willing enough staff but untrained and unprofessional. All the food was tepid and inconsistent in quality. Seventy plus pounds for two courses each and a bottle of wine, I would have expected better.

Thank Jambon77
Reviewed 10 July 2017

My husband suggested that we went to this restaurant as he had walked past a few Sundays ago and saw that they had a jazz band in the window. We didnt book but I would recommend to do so as they were quite busy for...More

2  Thank bec_onthemove
Reviewed 4 July 2017

II came to Portsmouth house hunting and stayed in a Hotel in Southsea, we were recommended by the hotel to try a couple of Restaurants, after viewing a flat, I spoke to the owner about the area and bars and restaurants in Southsea, she advised...More

1  Thank Susietravels17
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Whilst staying in Gunwharf Quays, and spending the night there, we decided to head over to Southsea Shopping centre, walking from Old Portsmouth, to Southsea along the sea front was beautiful with all the boats and yachts bobbing on the sea. We had a look...More

1  Thank Just_moments
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Susan P
27 March 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 Palmerston Road | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 3PP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 23 9281 5498
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